Tag Archives: Daniel Smith

Composition demo

Sandy Allnock offered a demo today at Daniel Smith on the topic of “Expression through Composition”.  She’ll offer a full day workshop next Saturday (Feb 2). Her training is in illustration and graphic design. Her medium has been copic markers … Continue reading

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Texture with Paste

Janice Berkebile’s Mixed Media Play Days are always worth attending! There are usually two per month, on Mondays.  As always, she is generous with her materials. She made us some square cards fixed with medium brushed on over stencils. These … Continue reading

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Monday at the Mothership

I’m catching up on posting sketches… Sunday, January 6th I went to Jodi Steele’s Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith, Seattle, which I call “the mothership”. Sadly, after February, it’s going to be the only ship.   The Bellevue/Redmond store is closing.  … Continue reading

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Inkwell hack

As I often do, I went to the “Mixed Media Play Day” at the Daniel Smith Seattle store.  Janice Berkebile hosts them, usually two Monday mornings a month.  The October 2018 schedule is here. With Inktober coming up, she demonstrated … Continue reading

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Pier 66 and more

We anticipated lots of sun and heat for the Urban Sketchers Seattle outing to Pier 66. It was also Hemp Fest * .  A 2000 passenger cruise ship was boarding so the area was very crowded with tourists pulling suitcases. … Continue reading

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Journaling Workshop

Nearly a year ago I registered and paid for this Illustrated Journaling workshop with Brenda Swenson. I like and admire her work so very much, especially her journal pages. She finally arrived at the mothership this week! That means the … Continue reading

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Stylized botanicals

Stylized botanicals was the subject of today’s Mixed Media Play Day at Daniel Smith. Janice Berkebile supplied “live” models (plants) for us to draw and suggested exercises in different techniques. As she usually does, she generously let us try her … Continue reading

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More Art

It was Social Watercolor meeting today at Daniel Smith.  Jodi had decorated the table for Memorial Day.  In fact, when I was a child, we called it “Decoration Day”.   We were set up in the back corner of the store … Continue reading

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Painting Rocks

“Rocks as the subject, not applying paint to rocks”.  We painted rocks with Janice Berkebile at Daniel Smith Mothership, Seattle. She had several “exotic” pigments to suggest from the Daniel Smith line.  Since I will probably not put the sparkly … Continue reading

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First NWWS

I attended my first full Northwest Watercolor Society meeting last night. I’d been 2 months ago but arrived rather late. The motivation for me to finally join and attend was that they now meet every other month at the Daniel … Continue reading

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